TITLE

Aberrant attachment of orbicularis oculi: case report

AUTHOR(S)
Sehgal, Ritu; Kaul, J. M.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Sep2005, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p198
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
A morphological peculiarity was observed in the form of an aberrant lateral bony attachment of the orbital part of the Orbicularis oculi muscle on the zygomatic bone, during routine dissection of a cadaver of an adult male of Indian origin. Fibers of this part of the muscle are not known to show any lateral attachment on bone. This paper discusses the presentation, probable embryological cause and clinical implications of this unusual finding.
ACCESSION #
18314909

 

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